Mr. Pratt's Partt 2018

Mr. Pratt Presents 4/14/18

The Libary's Annual Gala will honor noted journalists Carl Bernstein & P.J. O'Rourke. Tickets on sale now.
Tax preparation help at Central Library

Free Tax Preparation at Central Library

Total household income under $54,000? You may be eligible for free tax help. Appointments are required.
Poetry Contest 2018

Poetry Contest

Maryland poets, this free contest is for you! Winning poem to be published in Little Patuxent Review and displayed in a Central Library window.
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Free to Bmore

With more days and longer hours, find out how you are Free to Bmore #atthepratt.
Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 6

Pratt Restoration Series Episode 6: Vision for the Future

Learn how the library is preparing for the future of access and assembly.
New Pratt CEO Heidi Daniel

Meet the New Pratt Library CEO

Meet Heidi Daniel, the incoming president and CEO of the Pratt Library. She will officially join the Pratt this summer.
Prat Chat Blog spotlight

Pratt Chat Blog

Check out the new and improved Pratt Chat blog: The official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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Hands on Holidays

Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at Jewish holidays. For…

Smoking Cessation Workshop

Letta Grant, Baltimore City Health Department's Office of Chronic Disease Prevention, talks about how…

Get Your Craft On

Stop by every Wednesday to make a seasonal craft or homemade greeting card. Supplies provided.

Career Building Clinic

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search…

Sit And Keep Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of sitting exercises.  

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’…

Fundraising: Trends in Annual Reports

Rebecca Teaff, owner and chief creative officer of Redstart Creative, discusses current trends in annual…

Free-For-All Activities

What is there to do at a Free For All? Hang out, be with your friends, play a game, invent a game…

Microsoft Word 2010

Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, wrap text around objects, create and run a Macro, import…

Amazon STEM Series

Participate in a hands-on STEM activity. 

Build it with LEGO Bricks

Design your own bridge or house and have fun building it with LEGO Bricks.

Family Game Night

Gather and share a game with friends & family.

Think Outside the Book Club: Storytelling

Share your favorite audiobook, listen to a story, and play a create-your-own-story game.


An exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Create basic documents in Google. Drawings - Create, and edit images, charts…

Silver Angels

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

Maker Thursday

Join us Thursday afternoons for different low-tech maker activities. Note: Children under the age…

Anime Club

Watch some popular Japanese animated series, and share your love for anime and manga with other teens.

Full STEAM Ahead

STEAM adds art and design to the STEM studies of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Engineering…

Let's Anime

Come watch and discuss various anime.

Film: Glory

A tribute to the Army's first black regiment, formed during the Civil War. Denzel Washington won his…

People Scrabble

Join in the fun with other library customers. Pick a letter, form your words, complete the game. All…

Meet the Author: Leon Bailey, The Dream

Leon Bailey, who won the New England state wrestling championship in 1964 for the U.S. Navy, will talk…

Northwood Book Club

Read and discuss When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.

Book Discussion

Read and discuss Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson for this month's book…

Podcast: Colson Whitehead featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt - listen now or download for later. Featured: Colson Whitehead.
Mobile Job Center spotlight

Mobile Job Center

Need help with the employment process? Learn about the Library's new Mobile Job Center and where it's traveling.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.